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BuUd'mg Data and floor Plan 
National Library of Medkme 






U.S. DEPARTMENT OF 

HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE 

Public Health Service 

Washington, D. C. 



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D. C. 



Founded in 1836 as the Library of the Surgeon General's 
Office, United States Army; developed as a national 
resource imder the leadership of John Shaw Billings, 
Librarian from 1865 to 1895; named Army Medical Library 
in 1922 and Armed Forces Medical Library in 1952; made 
a part of the Public Health Service of the Department 
of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1956; established 
on this site in 1961; the one hundred and twenty-fifth 
anniversary of its founding. 



NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE 



ARCHITBCTS : 
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: 
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LEVELS 

DIMENSIONS 

MODULE 

GROSS FLOOR AREA 

CONSTRUCTION 

ELEVATOR PLANT 

HEATING AND AIR 
CONDITIONING 

LIGHTING 
FLOORS 



O'Connor and Kilham, New York 

Arthur Venneri Company, Washington, D, C. 

Keyes D. Metcalf (library planning) 
Severud-Elstad-Krueger (structijral engineers) 
James Mongitore Associates (mechanical engineers) 
Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc. (acoustics) 

Five 

276« X 192« 
21» X 21« - 1" 

231,560 square feet 

Reinforced concrete with limestone facing 

FoTar electric hydraulic elevators; one electric book lift 

Low pressure steam; low and high velocity system; zone-controlled 
fully automatic summer-winter, day-night control 

Largely fluorescent 

Vinyl asbestos, rubber tile, ceramic tile, granite, terrazzo, cement, 
oak 



SHELVES : Wood adjustable, counter and medium height, single and double faced; 

Myrtle Desk Co. 



STACKS : Steel, bracket, 10", fl*ee standing; Virginia Metal Products Company 

LIBRARY FURNITURE: Charging desk: wood, cherry finish; designed by architect, constructed 

by Myrtle Desk Co.; catalog cases: wood, cherry finish, 65-tray; 
designed by architect, constructed by Myrtle Desk Co.; exhibit cases: 
aluminum frames and legs, lighted; designed by architect, supplied by 
Michael Art and Bronze Co.; other: wood tables for reading areas 
designed by architect, constructed by Myrtle Desk; steel furnittire for 
main Reading Room designed by architect, furnished by Steelcase Co. 

BOOKS : Open shelf capacity: 12,000 volumes; closed stack and storage capacity: 

1,150,000; total volume capacity: 1,162,000; total linear footage: 
197,832 with present stacks; stacking of "C" level will add ^7,712 
linear feet 

BUILDING COSTS : Total cost: $6,700,000 

Construction costs: $28,90 per square foot 
Cost of site: Government owned 

Cost of equipment and furniture: $500,000; Landscaping, $40,000; 

Sculpture and murals, $40,000; Moving, 
$150,000; Water and sewer connections, 
$43,000 



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